I love buying presents for people, or more specifically, I love gift giving. But I won't overspend to do it. I have a long shopping list of people to buy for at Christmas and birthdays. Four kids and their three significant others, 15 extended family members, husband--and I buy several church giving tree gifts. And there's no need to buy expensive gifts. Here are penny pincher shopping tips to save money, keep costs low and buy meaningful gifts for everyone. Tightwad Mama's Common Sense Christmas Shopping Tips
I just checked my spam folder on my email and was troubled to find some important emails had been diverted there. These were not from new contacts, but long-term connections. I had emailed back and forth with these. So how did these particular missives end up labeled spam? I have no idea. Note to Self--Check Spam Folder Regularly
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